Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James

Set in the world of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, a murder has been committed and Darcy sets off to investigate in this thrilling mystery.

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Death Comes to Pemberlet

The grande dame of crime fiction , P.D. James, has just released her 19th novel, a mystery called Death Comes to Pemberley, inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Set six years after Elizabeth and Darcy tie the knot, the book starts as Elizabeth’s sister Lydia pulls up to the Darcy residence in a carriage screaming bloody murder. But who is dead? Wickham, as Lydia believes, or his friend Denny? Darcy sets off to investigate and what unfolds is classic James within the Austen milieu. Our main quibble: not enough Elizabeth and Darcy action!